This is a three page handout that can be used for teaching opinion / persuasive writing and point of view.
It includes questions and answer about both a parent and child's point of view about getting a dog. It then gives activities for writing to persuade/opinion writing. Students use a graphic organizer to plan a persuasive letter. They then write a letter of persuasion.
This is a perfect activity for review with a substitute. It can also be used as homework!